Approvals & Test Certificates

Here you will find various approvals/ratings (ETAs) and test certificates for download, divided into two different products categories; Building Fasteners & ETICS Fasteners.

Construction Fasteners

European Technical Assessments (ETA)

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European Technical Assessments (ETA)

The ETA is a product performance certificate that leads to CE marking. It allows you to market your product throughout the European Economic Area, Switzerland and Turkey. In many cases, the ETA also opens doors worldwide. An ETA can be requested for any construction product that is not covered or not fully covered by a harmonized standard. Compared to the harmonized standard, the ETA can be individually tailored to the product. In addition, performance features can be included in the ETA that are missing in existing harmonized standards. The advantage over the national approval is the greater coverage of the ETA. However, ETAs always require a reconciliation between the designated performance and the national building requirements.

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National Technical Approvals (abZ)

"National technical approvals (abZ) are the most common form of national proof of usability for construction products. DIBt started granting them as early as 1968. The abZ regulates those properties of the construction product that are of regulatory relevance as well as the fields of use and aspects related to processing, transport, storage, marking and confirmation of conformity. A construction technique permit may be included in the abZ if assembly, planning, design and execution are relevant for safe application ('combined decision')."

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Passive House Certification

Through Passive House Certification one can be sure that the stringent quality requirements of the Passive House Standard have been achieved. Passive House Institute Passive House Certification is not only available for buildings, but also for building components and professionals. Passive House Institute Certified Passive House Components facilitate the planning and energetic performance of buildings.

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FM Approval


In addition to national technical and European Technical Approvals, selected EJOT products also feature a product certification by the American mutual insurance company FM Global. The FM certification recognised both in Germany and internationally ensures compliance with the strictest quality and safety requirements.

DIBt Technical Test Certificate

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A national technical test certificate is proof of usability granted for construction products which do not necessitate the compliance with significant requirements to the safety of structural components or components that can be evaluated according to generally approved test methods (§ 19 Abs. 1 Musterbauordnung). The Building Code A Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 lists for which product a national technical test certificate can be granted. Only inspection authorities approved by the DIBt or another building authority can grant national technical test certificates.

ICC Evaluation Service​​

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Several EJOT articles are part of the ICC ES evaluation report. The ICC ES is an independent assessment body in the USA that is widely recognised and accepted. Its technical evaluations are highly trusted, particularly by planners in the USA, and therefore have a high value in the US construction industry.